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Tokyo Express

100 High Country Sq, Banner Elk, NC 28604-6764
+1 828-898-4121
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
16 Feb 2016
“One of the better asian restaurants in the US”
31 Jul 2015
“Good food”
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
100 High Country Sq, Banner Elk, NC 28604-6764
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

We were here twice and had a chance to taste both the basic lunch menu as well as the higher-end meals. We were highly satisfied with the food and liked the service as well as the location.

Thank DesertEagle27
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Great owner and friendly staff, they primarily serve Vietnamese food .Better then good food. Very pleased.

Thank Peter-Goldwing
Reviewed 2 August 2014

About twenty minutes after eating my takeaway, my face became flush and had a headache. These symptoms are consistent with MSG. The food was decent; I would have been inclined toward three or even four dots on its own.

2  Thank John D
Reviewed 9 January 2014

My and my significant other LOVE Pho. We've eaten at a couple of Vietnamese restaurants and this was one of the best I ever had. A lot of restaurants will skimp on meat and noodles but this had plenty of both. The flavor was just...More

Thank Bianca M
Reviewed 25 December 2013

I love their food, especially the Vietnamese selections. It's a small family restaurant and they are sometimes shorthanded, so I would say go somewhere else if you're in a hurry. However, the food is always excellent and a good value. There's a reason they've been...More

Thank BE-Dude
Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

I agree with the last review. Due to my love of this type of food, I would try this establishment over & over. 1 out of 3 times we found our selfs feeling sick after eatting there. Finally we decided to go only during the...More

1  Thank chapmanBannerElk
Reviewed 11 December 2013

I use to work there and let me tell you that the chicken that we cook some times its past due date and smell bad.but we still cook them like that and when its done we put it in tariyaki Sauce thats why when we...More

1  Thank Cristyalvarez
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Interesting menu with tons of choices. Our favorite, the Hibachi Steak is a decent size portion with lots of veggies, tender steak and brown rice. The many sauces, peanut, shrimp, mayo, or sweet n spicy accompany most of their flavorful balanced dishes. The atmosphere inside...More

Thank LynnSii
Reviewed 9 May 2013

I ate lunch for the first time yesterday. I guess if you have a craving for Japanese or Vietnamese and you don't want to drive 17 miles to Boone, then this is the place to eat. Makotos is the premier Japanese restaurant in the area....More

1  Thank admepa
Reviewed 26 April 2013 via mobile

This is the only place to go for Japanese cuisine if you're in Banner Elk because the other restaurants don't serve Japanese food. The food is ok. Service is almost nonexistent. But If you are really craving those typical Japanese meals where they give you...More

1  Thank Jerico7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 High Country Sq, Banner Elk, NC 28604-6764
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-4121
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